What did you want to be when you grew up? What are you now?
15 alumni share their childhood ambition and what they have actually become. I wanted to.. .
Keith Pugh (BSC Sport and Exercise Sciences, 2010) "...be a vet; now I'm an academic."
Tim Smith (BSc Geography, 2011) "...be a rock star; I now work in the sports business industry."
Wan Yin Yee (BEng Chemical Engineering, 2008) "...be a painter; am now an engineer."
Pete Aston (BSc Geology and Geography, 1999) "...be a tractor driver; I now work in IT Services."
Carys Lewis (BA History, 2013) "...be an astronaut; I am now a fundraiser."
Chris Hart (BEng Mechanical Engineering, 1997) "...be an astronaut; now I am a serious games designer."
Paloma Hinojosa (BA English, 2013) "...be an actress; now I am a Secondary School English Teacher."
Jeremy Woolley (BSc Physics and Astrophysics, 2010) "...be a pilot and now I develop energy technologies."
Jennifer Morrison (BSc Business Management, 2011) "...be a police officer; now I work in digital marketing."
Kok-Soo Teoh (BSc Mechanical Engineering, 1984; PhD, 1988) "...be an engineer; am now an academic."
Sara Addison-Meyr (PGDip Shakespeare Studies, 1994) "...teach Shakespeare; I'm now an executive assistant."
Carol Austin (BCom Social Sciences, 1983) "...work in sport and did at London 2012; now busy promoting East Devon."
Chris Horsley (BSc Maths with Business Management, 2010) "...be a medic; now I work for a recruitment company."
Emma Donnan (BA English and American Studies, 2001) "...be a journalist. I was for ten years, and now ghost-write books."
Alastair Ford (BSc Computer Science and Software Engineering, 1994) "...be a programmer; I now work for the BBC."